Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 70 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 at 04:58 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 16 km depth
21 May 13:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 hours.
Date & time: 21 May 2019 04:58:20 UTC
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.6°N / 94.93°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) S of Barrio Nuevo (pop: 33) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) WSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
616 km (383 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||16 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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